Related Publications

These pages provide abstracts of some useful and recently completed books and theses in the fields of puritanism and dissent.

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Work in progress

Monographs

– Essay collections

Editions of dissenting texts

Dissertations

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Reading List

The following reading list provides a summary of the works mentioned in the ‘Related Publications’ pages and is regularly updated with books and editions of dissenting texts published since 2010. Please feel free to copy and paste this list for your own research.

Monographs and Essay Collections:

Rachel Adcock, Baptist Women’s Writings in Revolutionary Culture, 1640-1680 (Ashgate, 2015)

Robert Armstrong and Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (eds), Insular Christianity: Alternative Models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570-c.1700 (Manchester University Press, 2013)

Jonathan W. Arnold, The Reformed Theology of Benjamin Keach (1640-1704) (Regent’s Park College Oxford, 2013)

Margaret Aston, Broken Idols of the English Reformation (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Clint C. Bass, Thomas Grantham (1633-1692) and General Baptist Theology (Regent’s Park College Oxford, 2013)

Francis J. Bremer, Building a New Jerusalem: John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds (Yale University Press, 2012)

Francis J. Bremer, First Founders: American Puritans and Puritanism in an Atlantic World (University of New Hampshire Press, 2012)

Francis J. Bremer, Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

Michael Brown, A Political Biography of John Toland (Pickering and Chatto, 2012)

Raymond Brown, Spirituality in Adversity: English Nonconformity in a Period of Repression, 1660-1689 (Paternoster, 2012)

Michael E. Bryson, The Atheist Milton (Ashgate, 2012)

Mark Burden, A Biographical Dictionary of Tutors at the Dissenters’ Private Academies, 1660-1729 (Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, 2013)

Albrecht Burkardt (ed.), L’Economie des Dévotions: Commerce, croyances et objects de piété à l’époque moderne (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016)

Stephen Burley, Hazlitt the Dissenter: Religion, Philosophy, and Politics, 1766-1816 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

Simon J. G. Burton, The Hallowing of Logic: The Trinitarian Method of Richard Baxter’s Methodus Theologiae (Brill, 2012)

Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plan (eds), Quakers and Abolition (University of Illinois Press, 2013)

Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey (eds), Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865 (Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Elizabeth Clarke, Politics, Religion and the Song of Songs in Seventeenth-Century England (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

John Coffey, Exodus and Liberation: Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr. (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Tim Cooper, John Owen, Richard Baxter and the Formation of Nonconformity (Ashgate, 2011)

Leif Dixon, Practical Predestinarians in England, c.1590-1640 (Ashgate, 2013)

Thomas Dixon, Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Anne Dunan-Page and Clotilde Prunier (eds), Debating the Faith: Religion and Letter Writing in Great Britain, 1550-1800 Springer, 2013)

Keith A. Francis and William Gibson, The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901 (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Mark Goldie, Roger Morrice and the Puritan Whigs: The Entring Book, 1677-1691 (Boydell, 2016)

Crawford Gribben and Scott Spurlock (eds), Puritans and Catholics in the Trans-Atlantic World 1600-1800 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Robin Gwynn, The Huguenots in Later Stuart Britain: Volume I – Crisis, Renewal, and the Ministers’ Dilemma (Sussex Academic Press, 2015)

Polly Ha, English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 (Stanford University Press, 2010)

Paul Hammond, Milton and the People (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Russell M. Hillier, Milton’s Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton (Oxford University Press, 2011)

W. J. op ’t Hof and F. W. Huisman (eds), Nederlandse liefde voor Christopher Love (1618-1651): Studies over het vertaalde werk van een presbyteriaanse puritein, (EON Pers, 2013)

Felicity James and Ian Inkster (eds), Religious Dissent and the Aikin-Barbauld Circle, 1740-1860 (Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Kelly M. Kapic and Mark Jones (eds), The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen’s Theology (Ashgate, 2012)

N. H. Keeble (ed.), ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Kevin Killeen, Helen Smith and Rachel Judith Willie (eds), The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c.1530-1700 (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Frances Knight and John Morgan-Guy (eds), Religion, Identity and Conflict in Britain: From the Restoration to the Twentieth Century. Essays in Honour of Keith Robbins (Ashgate, 2013)

Laura Lunger Knoppers (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Larry J. Kreitzer, William Kiffen and His World, 4 vols. (Regent’s Park College Oxford, 2010-14)

Lionel Laborie, Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and Religious Experience in Early Eighteenth-Century England (Manchester University Press, 2015)

Chris R. Langley, Worship, Civil War and Community, 1638-1660 (Routledge, 2015)

Charles-Edouard Levillain, Un Glaive pour un royaume. La querelle de la millice dans l’Angleteer du 17e siècle (Honoré Champion, 2014)

Paul C. H. Lim, Mystery Unveiled. The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Kathleen Lynch, Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Scott Mandelbrote and Michael Ledger-Lomas (eds), Dissent and the Bible in Britain c.1650-1950 (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Peter Marshall, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Peter McCullough, Hugh Adlington and Emma Rhatigan (eds), The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon, ed.  (Oxford University Press, 2011)

Kirsty Milne, At Vanity Fair: From Bunyan to Thackeray (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

W. Gregory Monahan, Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Kate Narveson, Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England: Gender and Self-Definition in an Emergent Writing Culture (Ashgate, 2012)

David Norbrook (ed.), The Seventeenth Century 30 (2015): Special Issue: Lucy Hutchinson (Taylor & Francis, 2015)

Kristianna Polder, Matrimony in the Church: The Seventeenth-Century Quaker Marriage Approbation Discipline (Routledge, 2015)

Robert Pope and D. Densil Morgan (eds), T&T Clark Companion to Nonconformity (Bloomsbury, 2013)

Hunter Powell, The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44 (Manchester University Press, 2015)

Isabel Rivers and David L. Wykes (eds), Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales (Oxford University Press, 2011)

Elizabeth Sauer, Milton, Toleration, and Nationhood (Cambridge University Press, 2014)

Ruth Savage (ed.), Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Alan P. F. Sell (ed.), The Great Ejectment of 1662: Its Antecedents, Aftermaths and Ecumenical Significance (Pickwick Publication, 2012)

Andrew Spicer (ed.), Parish Churches in the Early Modern World (Ashgate, 2016)

Robert Strivens, Philip Doddridge and the Shaping of Evangelical Dissent (Ashgate, 2015)

Grant Tapsell (ed.), The Later Stuart Church, 1660-1714 (Manchester University Press, 2012)

Samuel S. Thomas, Creating Communities in Restoration England: Parish and Congregation in Oliver Heywood’s Halifax (Brill, 2012)

Geoffrey Treasure, The Huguenots (Yale University Press, 2014)

Rachel Weil, A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III’s England (Yale University Press, 2014)

Howard D. Weinbrot, Literature, Religion, and the Evolution of Culture, 1660-1780 (John Hopkins University Press, 2013)

Tessa Whitehouse, The Textual Culture of English Protestant Dissent 1720-1800 (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Michael P. Winship, Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims, and a City on a Hill (Harvard University Press, 2012)

Editions of Dissenting Texts:

Baptist Church Books 1675-1810, ed. Elaine Tyler (Hertfordshire Family History Society and the Strict Baptist Historical Society, [no date])

Bishop Wake’s Summary of Visitation Returns from the Diocese of Lincoln 1706-1715, ed. John Broad, 2 vols. (Oxford University Press, 2012)

The Cockermouth Congregational Church Book (1651-c.1765), ed. R. B. Wordsworth (Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 2012)

A Collection of Ranter Writings: Spiritual Liberty and Sexual Freedom in the English Revolution, ed. Nigel Smith, 2nd edition, revised (Pluto Press, 2014)

The Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley, ed. Thomas N. Corns, Ann Hughes and David Loewenstein (Oxford University Press, 2010)

The Complete Works of John Milton: Volume II: The 1671 Poems: Paradise Regain’d and Samson Agonistes, ed. Laura Lunger Knoppers (Oxford University Press, 2008)

The Complete Works of John Milton: Volume III: The Shorter Poems, ed. Barbara Kiefer Lewlaski and Estelle Haan (Oxford University Press, 2012)

The Complete Works of John Milton: Volume VI: Vernacular Regicide and Republican Writings, ed. N. H. Keeble and Nicholas McDowell (Oxford University Press, 2013)

The Complete Works of John Milton: Volume VIII: De Doctrina Christiana, ed. John K. Hale, Donald Cullington, Gordon Campbell and Thomas N. Corns (Oxford University Press, 2012)

The Correspondence of Anthony Collins (1676-1729), Freethinker, ed. James Dybikowski (Honoré Champion, 2011)

The Diary of Robert Woodford, 1637-1641, ed. John Fielding (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

The Diary of Thomas Larkham, 1647-1669, ed. Susan Hardman Moore (Boydell Press, 2011)

Dissenting Education and the Legacy of John Jennings, c.1720-c.1729, ed. Tessa Whitehouse, 2nd edition (Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, 2011)

English Nonconformist Poetry, 1660-1700, ed. George Southcombe, 3 vols. (Pickering and Chatto, 2012)

The Entring Book of Roger Morrice (1677-1691), ed. Mark Goldie et al., 5 vols. (Boydell, 2009)

L’Unigenitus en frontière de catholicité: Pierre de Langle et ses correspondants (1711-1724) (Honore Champion, 2016)

The Minutes and Papers of the Westminster Assembly, 1643-1652, ed. Chad Van Dixhoorn, 5 vols. (Oxford University Press, 2012)

The Minutes of the Antrim Ministers’ Meeting, 1654-1658, ed. Mark S. Sweetnam (Four Courts Press, 2012)

The Moderate: Introduction et traduction, ed. Laurent Curelly (Publications de l’Université de Saint-Etienne, 2011)

New College, Hackney (1786-96): A Selection of Printed and Archival Sources, ed. Stephen Burley, 2nd edition (Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, 2011)

Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840, Part I, ed. Julia B Griffin, 4 vols. (Routledge, 2011)

Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840, Part II, ed. Timothy Whelan, 8 vols. (Routledge, 2011)

Protestant Nonconformist Tests, ed. R. Tudur Jones et al., 4 vols. (Ashgate, 2006-7)

Seeking Truth: Roger North’s Notes on Newton and Correspondence with Samuel Clarke c.1704-1713, ed. Jamie C. Kassler (Ashgate, 2014)

The Works of Lucy Hutchinson, Volume I: The Translation of Lucretius, ed. Reid Barbour and David Norbrook (Oxford University Press, 2012)